Maine Job Growth
There were 612,300 jobs in Maine in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 666,183 employed persons for the month. Maine added 3,200 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,118 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maine job growth compared to other states.
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Maine Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maine as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Maine
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for Maine at 620,900. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 590,200 in August 2010, Maine has gained 22,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 672,035 in December 2006. 5,852 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 636,537, Maine has added 29,646 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History